Through the CASSE Blog, we have been reporting on the proposed funding cuts to remote Mental Health Services in NT, and the debate regarding the funding cuts. It is now fantastic to share the following story, published in the ‘Centralian Advocate‘ on 8 August 2014.
(*This blog post relates to previous posts: ”Mt Liebig petition in support of the RFDS mental health service‘, ‘Ongoing debate, but no solution as yet for remote communities‘, ‘Debate continues about remote mental health service funding cuts‘, ’Media Release – RFDS clarifies position on NT Medicare Local funding‘, ‘More questions about remote mental healthservice funding cuts‘, ‘Questions from Practitioners of Central Australia‘, ‘Response from NT Medicare Local regarding funding cuts‘, ‘The End for NT Indigenous Mental Health Service?‘, ‘Response to Warren Snowdon’s media release‘, ‘Media release re funding cuts from Warren Snowdon MP‘; ‘More on mental health funding cuts…‘; and ‘The loss of RFDS from nntaria – funding slashed‘)
The Northern Territory's numbers in youth detention are soaring - ABC News. As more Aboriginal youth enter detention, CASSE’s cultural healing camp at Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre is an essential program that brings culture and Country into custody. pic.twitter.com/mWxZIPyRXl